The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 100 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 2.06% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.86% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £286 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £393 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1523 1257 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.82% 72.03% 68.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 705 577
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 93 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport -15 8 £325 -
Southampton -12 1 £245 -18.33% 1
Farnborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 27 (67.50%) LoadRunner
2 26 (65.00%) HP
3 23 (57.50%) ISTQB
3 23 (57.50%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
4 21 (52.50%) Software Testing
4 21 (52.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (47.50%) .NET
5 19 (47.50%) Oracle
6 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (45.00%) JSP
6 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (45.00%) UNIX
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) Windows 2000
6 18 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (45.00%) HTTPS
6 18 (45.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (45.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (42.50%) DNS
7 17 (42.50%) HTTP
7 17 (42.50%) HTML
8 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (45.00%) HTTPS
2 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 17 (42.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) LoadRunner
2 18 (45.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Test Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) Test Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (45.00%) JSP
3 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) JPA
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows 2000
1 18 (45.00%) Windows XP
1 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (45.00%) UNIX
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Software Testing
2 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (22.50%) Load Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Web Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.00%) ERP
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.00%) System Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) ISTQB
2 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) HP
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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